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Joan Meyer

Joan Meyer is a partner and chair of Baker McKenzie’s N.A. Compliance and Investigations Group. Prior to joining the firm, she held a variety of positions at the Department of Justice, including Senior Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General.

In February, yet another high-profile negotiated settlement between a company and a government agency was thrown into doubt after a judge refused to approve the terms reached by the parties. On Feb. 5, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Judge Richard Leon refused to approve a motion filed…

The days of the US Justice Department being the sole prosecutor of international corporate corruption are long gone. Recent news reports are replete with anti-corruption enforcement actions by agencies in China, Brazil, Italy and elsewhere. Academic research also suggests that DOJ enforcement actions against a country’s nationals frequently leads to…